Chris Phillips (voice actor)
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February 26, 1958 |
New York City, New York, United States of America
|Education||Stella Adler Studio of Acting|
|Alma mater||Emerson College|
|Occupation||Voice actor, screenwriter, singer|
|Notable credit(s)||Felix the Cat: The Movie
as Felix the Cat
as Roger M. Klotz
Chris Phillips (born February 26, 1958) is an American voice actor, screenwriter and singer. He is best known in his roles in Rockstar games such as Marty Chonks and El Burro in Grand Theft Auto III, his role in Max Payne and voicing Felix The Cat in Felix the Cat: The Movie.
Phillips might be best known as the voice of the Face mascot on the former Nick Jr. (block) that ran on Nickelodeon from 1988 to 2009 before its branding was used for the Nick Jr. channel after its re-brand, when Nickelodeon's preschool channel changed its name from Noggin to Nick Jr, and the Nick Jr. block changed its name from Nick Jr. to Nick Play Date. Face ran from 1994 until 2004. Phillips voiced many characters on the animated series Doug, which aired on both ABC and Nickelodeon (In Disney's version, he also became the voice of Roger Klotz as Billy West left.). Other Cartoons include PB&J Otter for Disney, Beavis & Butthead for MTV, Generation Jets for CBS, Bubble Guppies for Nickelodeon and Team Umizoomi also on Nickelodeon. He does regular voice work for the award winning PBS show Between The Lions. He has been in numerous “TV Funhouse” episodes for Saturday Night Live.
Animated film credits include Felix the Cat: The Movie 1988 as Felix, the Professor, and Grumper, Roger Klotz and various voices in Doug's 1st Movie 1999 and various voices in Osmosis Jones 2001 directed by Bobby and Peter Farrelly.
Phillips has voiced a number of computer games as well including Grand Theft Auto 3, Max Payne 1 & 2, Mafia: The City Of Lost Heaven, Red Dead Revolver, Alone In The Dark and Neverwinter Nights 2.
His voice has appeared on TV and radio commercials for Comcast, Honey Nut Cheerios, eBay, Rolaids, Arby’s, Cocoa Puffs, Miller Lite, Lucky Charms, NY Lottery, Cingular, Fed Ex and Pepto Bismol to name a few.
He appeared in the Denis Leary special No Cure For Cancer for Showtime and Lock 'n Load for HBO. He directed and appeared in the off Broadway version of No Cure For Cancer. He was also in Leary's holiday special Merry F %$in' Christmas for Comedy Central, (Phillips wrote and produced the title song) he is also co-author of the book of the same name. He is in the Leary special Douchebags and Donuts for Comedy Central. Phillips also writes all of Leary's songs with him as well as produces his CDs. He has received a platinum album for the single "Asshole" and a gold record for No Cure For Cancer.
Phillips has written and produced music for American Motors cars and Ethan Allen Furniture commercials. He co-wrote and performed the theme for Shorties Watching Shorties for Comedy Central and is in the house band for The Comedy Central specials Comics Come Home. Phillips and his band The Enablers are the backup band for Denis Leary. They released their own CD entitled Everest. As a young boy, Phillips and his sister Pam used to make comedy tapes with a recorder he received from his grandfather. It was then that he got the performing bug. He currently voiced the Cake Monster and additional voices on Wallykazam! also on Nickelodeon.
|1988||Felix the Cat: The Movie||Felix the Cat
|1990||Street Hunter||Radio Commentator|
|1994||The Ref||Old Baybrook Policeman|
|1995||To Die For||High School Soccer Player|
|1999||Doug's 1st Movie||Roger Klotz
|2001||Osmosis Jones||Additional voices|
|2002||Mighty Bug 5||Snail|
|2003||A Very Wompkee Christmas||Scout|
|2011||Top Cat: The Movie||Vinny
|2012||Ice Age: Continental Drift||Additional voices|
|1990||1/2 Hour Comedy Hour||Animated Character - Opening Sequence|
|1991-1995||Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?||Additional Voices||Episodes: "The Square Scam"
"The S.A.T. Score Scam"
"A Rodent Ran Through It"
|1996-1999||Doug||Roger M. Klotz (Disney version, replacing Billy West)
Larry the A.V. Nerd
|1998||PB&J Otter||Ernest Otter
Cap'n Crane & Walter Raccoon
|Episode: "Bye Bye PB&J/Babbleberry Day"|
|2000||Between the Lions||Cliff Hanger|
|2004||The Wrong Coast||Various Celebrity Voices||TV mini-series|
|Davey & Goliath's Snowboard Christmas||Additional voices|
|2005||Saturday Night Live||Episode: "Will Ferrell/Queens of the Stone Age"|
|Merry F#%$in' Christmas||Additional voices|
|2009||Rescue Me||Rep. Gerard|
|2011||Beavis and Butt-Head||Car Dealership Owner||Episode: "Used Car/Bounty Hunters"|
|Bubble Guppies||Mr. Grouper (Understudy/Singing Voice)
|2001||Max Payne||DEA Agent Alex Balder
|Grand Theft Auto 3||El Burro
|2002||Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven||Additional voices|
|2003||Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne - A Film Noir Love Story||Cleaner|
|2004||Red Dead Revolver||Carnaby Peabody
|2006||Neverwinter Nights 2||Nolaloth
|2008||Alone in the Dark||Crowley|
|Order Up!||Jimbo Jambo